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Constable Joseph Thor Thompson
Royal Canadian Mounted Police

End of Watch: Monday, December 18, 1961

Biographical Info
Age: 27
Tour of Duty: Not available
Badge Number: Not available

Incident Details
Cause of Death: Aircraft accident
Date of Incident: Thursday, September 26, 1957
Incident Location: Manitoba
Weapon Used: Not available
Suspect Info: Not available

Constable Thompson was stationed in Manitoba at the time of his death. Officer Thompson and three other officers were travelling to Lethbridge, Alberta to take part in a practice shoot. They were passing the airport when their car was struck by an aircraft that was coming in too low. This freak accident happened September 26, 1957.

Constable Thompson succumbed to his injuries four years later.

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